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Sr. Staff Android Software Engineer in Guatemala City at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Senior Staff Software Engineer for Android Ecosystem

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The mission of our Consumer Financial Services (CFS) team is to provide an array of services to benefit our financially underserved community in their everyday lives. PayPal is committed to democratizing financial services and currently enables millions of people around the world to complete their purchases. Leading the way as a customer champion, PayPal offers a delightful user experience at an unprecedented scale. We intend to bring breadth to that experience in meaningful ways and to do so by leveraging the latest and greatest in technology. For starters, we are looking for a seasoned and enthusiastic engineer to build our Android apps used by millions of customers globally on a daily basis. As a part of your work, you will be interacting daily with the engineering, mobile, product and QA teams. At PayPal, we look for people who are curious, innovative and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together, we strive to be smart, humble, hardworking and collaborative. This role would have you joining a team that provides the opportunities of a startup but without any of the potential instability and loss of work/life balance that comes with working for one. The best of both worlds. What we do matters—both to us and to millions of people around the world.


We can't wait to meet you!



What you'll be doing

  • Lead solution and implementation of consumer-focused features on PayPal's Android app
  • Research independently to create prototypes, deliver new features and improve upon the existing ones
  • This leadership role requires collaboration with project managers and various engieering teams in definiting roadmaps - project evaluation, feasibility studies, sequencing and timelines for feature delivery
  • Lead design discussions, code reviews and lead path for best in class solutions
  • Experiments to push the boundaries of app capabilities and to leverage new paradigms in client-server interaction and data syncing
  • Monitor on-call rotation, triaging and addressing production issues.
  • Anchoring a sustained and dedicated Android engineering team
  • Be proactive and creative about resolving conflicts in a respectful and nurturing way
  • Contribute in staff onboarding - sourcing, screening, interviewing and teaching
  • This cross-functional role requires you to guide and mentor multiple team/people


Basic qualification

  • 6+ years in designing and implementing highly performant Android apps with ability to diagnose performance bottlenecks
  • An eye for the beautiful design and attention to detail to create delightful mobile experience
  • Have previously designed and built client-side integration with REST APIs
  • Be able to lead technical architecture discussions and help drive decisions in a creative and innovative way
  • Strong dedication to code quality and focus on automation and operational excellence: unit/integration tests, scripts, workflows
  • Guiding, training and mentoring with a caring mindset
  • A bias for continuous improvement, growth and innovative thinking
  • Strong collaborator and communicator. Must be proficient in speaking, writing, and reading in English, in a business and technical environment


Nice to have

  • Push notifications feature integrations
  • Experience with ORMLite, EventBus, Retrofit REST client, Kotlin
  • Experience with best practices for Android fragmentation
  • Full stack (client and server) experience
  • Experience building teams and/or start-ups
  • Familiarity with bash and Python scripting
  • Experience with Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM)


Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.


We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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